USHEALTH Group Adds Phillip J. Myhra to its Executive Management Team
Myhra will serve as Vice-President, Actuarial
Fort Worth, Texas, October 12, 2012
USHEALTH Group's CEO, Ben Cutler, today announced that Phil Myhra is joining the Fort Worth based insurance holding company as Vice President Actuarial reporting to Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary, Bernie Rabinowitz.
"Having known Phil for a number of years I consider him one of the most respected health insurance executives in our industry," stated CEO Cutler. "Having someone with his talent and extensive background join our team is a real testimony to our strategic growth plans."
"I'm excited to be a part of such a dynamic and innovative company," said Myhra. "It’s evident that the USHEALTH executive team is fully committed to building a world class company. I am looking forward to contributing in any way possible to that endeavor."
Myhra’s extensive insurance industry experience started at Mutual of Omaha culminating in the position of Senior Vice President, Product Development. He left Mutual of Omaha to join UICI (now Health Markets), where he served as President and Chief Actuary for the corporation's three insurance subsidiaries and Corporate Executive Vice President.
Myhra’s move to USHEALTH reunites him with his long-term friend and colleague, Troy McQuagge, President of USHEALTH Advisors, the dedicated distribution arm of USHEALTH Group. "I believe Phil is uniquely suited for this position. He brings an added dimension to our management team which should only serve to enhance our opportunities for continued growth," stated McQuagge.
Rabinowitz, who has also known Myhra through various industry contacts, echoed Cutler and McQuagge’s enthusiasm and noted that he would bring a wealth of talent to his team.
Mr. Myhra is both an F.S.A. and M.A.A.A. He earned a B.A. from Moorhead State University and a Masters in Actuarial Science from the University of Nebraska.
About USHEALTH Group, Inc.
USHEALTH Group, Inc. is an insurance holding company based in Ft. Worth, Texas focused on providing innovative health coverage for self-employed individuals and small business owners. The goal of USHEALTH is to combine the talents of its employees and agents to market competitive and profitable insurance products, while providing superior customer service in every aspect of the company’s operations.